Fresno Bee

This year many Californians have reason to rejoice, especially Sikh, Korean, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Korean, Filipino and Hmong-Americans.

In January, Secretary of State Alex Padilla announced that facsimile ballots, or a posted photocopy of ballots, will now be provided in Punjabi, Hmong, Syriac, Armenian, Persian, and Arabic along with other previously determined languages in designated counties.